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Mirage Enterprises (Firm)

Overview
Works: 112 works in 526 publications in 6 languages and 37,170 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Romance films  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Legal films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mirage Enterprises (Firm)
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from different works of literature. Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken. Eight years later, while Michael is a law student observing the Nazi war crime trials, he is stunned to find Hanna back in his life, only this time as a defendant in the courtroom. As Hanna's past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives
Out of Africa by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a coffee plantation owner in Kenya falls in love with a mysterious white hunter
The Firm by John Grisham( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
Iris by Richard Eyre( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ripley is sent to Italy to bring home a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy but befriends him instead. As he begins to enjoy the rich life, Ripley kills the playboy and assumes his life
The Quiet American by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia. Set in the early 1950s Vietnam, an idealistic young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the mistress of a troubled British journalist
Sliding Doors by Peter Howitt( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
For love of the game by MOKAKIT( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game."--Container
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Precious Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Grace Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her
Scrooged by Bill Murray( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Cross, who has made the meteoric rise from the depths of the mailroom to TV network president, is mean, nasty, uncaring, unforgiving and has a sadistic sense of humor. Before the night is over, he'll be visited by a maniacal New York cab driver from the past, a present-day fairy who's into praffalls and, finally, a ghoulish, seven-foot headless messenger from the future
Dead again by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An L.A. detective is perplexed when he is hired to help a beautiful amnesia victim who is tormented by nightmares, which may lie in a past-life connection to a pianist murdered by her husband
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A news reporter is led by a crooked federal agent into writing a story implicating someone in a murder they didn't commit
Sabrina by Harrison Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabrina, the naive daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family, is obsessed with David, the family's younger son. When Sabrina returns to Long Island from Paris as a sophisticated young woman, she begins a romance with David, who has meanwhile become engaged to the daughter of a wealthy family. This new romance threatens the business interests of Linus, the older son, so he pretends to court Sabrina in order to woo her away from David, but ends up falling in love with her himself
Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks to computer technology, Frank Gehry's minimal, erratically penned, squiggly sketches are translated by a team of model makers, software wizards, and engineers into plans that evolve into grand monuments. This exploration of Gehry's basic philosophy, early influences, and somewhat mysterious process, provide a fresh perspective into how architecture, and this architect, works
Major league by David S Ward( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team to Florida, but when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her
Recount by corners Four( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election
 
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Mirage Enterprises Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

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Mirage Productions (active 1988)

Mirage Productions (Firm)

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